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October 1, 2014

White men are getting rich from weed, but this man got 35 years

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by Dr Boyce Watkins Today, in the inbox on my Facebook page, I received a message from a woman by the name of Elle Robinson.  Elle wanted to tell me about her husband, Quawntay Adams.  I receive a lot of messages about the many injustices taking place in our criminal justice system, but this one stood out to me a little more than most. Mr. Adams received a 35-year prison sentence…

Newspaper Makes Fun of Secret Service Blunders With Obama Watermelon Cartoon

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Over the past few days Americans have been floored by the low level of protection the Secret Service has been providing to President Obama and his family. As Jim Romenesko observed on his website, the Boston Herald used the controversy surrounding the Secret Service to make a watermelon joke. In the cartoon, President Obama is brushing his teeth while dressed in pajamas. In the tub, a bathing intruder asks “Have…

Two men hold a one-year old baby at gunpoint to steal his shoes

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There are some stories that make you wonder what the world is coming to. This is definitely one of them.  A one year old baby was held at gunpoint in East Flatbush, Brooklyn this week.  The two men that were robbing the baby wanted to get his shoes, and they were successful in obtaining them. According to police, the men walked into someone’s apartment against their will and threatened to…

Dr Sinclair Grey III says the fortune is in the follow up for entrepreneurs. www.blacklikemoi.com

Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Black Entrepreneurs Can Find Fortune In the Follow Up

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A Message For Every Entrepreneur: The Fortune Is In The Follow Up by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Being an entrepreneur is wonderful. You set your own hours, you do what you love, you create opportunities for people, and you stimulate the economy. Without a doubt, the life of an entrepreneur is good but also hectic at times. Even though you’re your own boss, the reality is that you’re responsible for…

Congressional Black Caucus hosts 44th Annual Conference www.blacklikemoi.com

Here’s What Happened at This Year’s Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference

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Reported by Doshon Farad Whoever said that black people are unorganized and lazy obviously never attended the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference (CBC). This past weekend marked the group’s forty-fourth year hosting its yearly four day convention lasting from September 24-27. The caucus was founded in 1971 by a group of black congress members who wanted to ensure that the issues of the black community were not ignored. Each year…